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2010 Lynmar Estate Pinot Noir Terra de Promissio Vineyard

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Sonoma Coast
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Community Tasting Notes 9

  • IAmVintage wrote: 93 points

    December 5, 2020 - Agree with prior outstanding on point remarks below. Gave Williams Selyem Estate a tasting run for the money (absolutely loved both :-p ).

  • SumCellar wrote: 94 points

    September 22, 2017 - A beautiful and magnificent pinot noir. It is hard to imagine another embodiment of this varietal that could be better. We are ao sad this was the last bottle.

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  • SumCellar wrote: 93 points

    September 4, 2016 - Another magnificent Lynmar pinot.

  • Agreen07 wrote: 93 points

    March 26, 2016 - Delicious, tasting very well right now.

  • DaveZack Likes this wine: 92 points

    May 10, 2015 - We got this bottle in March, 2012 from Lynmar’s wine club. The bouquet is mostly dark fruit and oak, with secondary elements of earth, spices, and a slight floral character.
    This is a rich, dark, creamy, smooth, delicious Sonoma Coast Pinot (Lynmar’s Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs from the Terra De Promissio vineyard are ALWAYS fantastic). As the bouquet suggested, this is indeed a mostly black/dark-fruited Pinot (which is pretty normal for Sonoma Coast Pinots), displaying elements of plums and blackberries, along with all of the usual oaky elements (richness, creaminess, along with a hint of a suggestion of a rumor of vanilla). I’m assuming/guessing that this wine was fermented in barrel based on the rich, creamy, silky texture. Along with the fruit profile, there’s also a savory herb and spice element, especially thyme, rosemary, sage, and black pepper. The wine’s structure is gorgeously well-balanced, exhibiting nicely-coordinated tannins and acidity that pair beautifully with the wine’s other flavor elements. Despite being rich and creamy (which often results in NON-food-friendliness), the acidity and tannins make this wine very food-friendly. This wine would pair well with just about any red meat dish, along with being a PERFECT accompaniment to duck confit, seared duck breast, and/or a perfectly-cooked prime rib, rib eye steak, as well as just about any lamb dish (rack of, chops, shanks, etc.). I paired this wine with an ox tail ragu, which wasn’t a PERFECT pairing, but it did go well with the ox tail’s rich, creamy essence.
    This wine is drinking perfectly-well right now and should continue to age and mature nicely for another five years or so. If you like rich, creamy, delicious, complexly-flavored Sonoma Coast Pinots that pair well with red meats, this beauty’s difficult to beat. Yes, I’ve had better, but this Bad Boy is one delicious beauty!!

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    May/June 2012, IWC Issue #162 (link)

    (Lynmar Estate Pinot Noir Terra de Promissio Vineyard Sonoma Coast) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Lynmar Estate
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Terra de Promissio Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Sonoma Coast

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 2 (1%)
  • In Cellars 128 (38%)
  • Consumed 203 (61%)

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